Dr. Paul Nugent, MD

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Dr. Paul Nugent, MD
Dr. Paul Nugent, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Fresno, CA. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 34 years. Dr. Nugent is affiliated with Community Regional Medical Center, Saint Agnes Medical Center, Fresno Surgical Hospital and Clovis Community Medical Center.

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Dr. Nugent's Care Philosophy

Dr. Nugent specializes in the management of spine and orthopedic injuries. He has been in practice in Fresno since 1991, and established the Spine & Orthopaedic Medical Center in 1998. The facility became Joint Commission Accredited in 2002. Dr. Nugent is developing and practicing orthopaedic health, a new approach to prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of orthopaedic conditions. He is interested in world-view health in general and has considerable travel and missionary expirience.

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    Dr. Nugent's Performance
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      GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      GOOD
    • Time well spent
      GOOD
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      GOOD
    • Office environment
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      GOOD
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
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    Dr. Nugent's Care Philosophy

    Dr. Nugent specializes in the management of spine and orthopedic injuries. He has been in practice in Fresno since 1991, and established the Spine & Orthopaedic Medical Center in 1998. The facility became Joint Commission Accredited in 2002. Dr. Nugent is developing and practicing orthopaedic health, a new approach to prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of orthopaedic conditions. He is interested in world-view health in general and has considerable travel and missionary expirience.

    Dr. Nugent's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arthritis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Compression Fracture
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Fracture
    • Hand Conditions
    • Headache
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hip Bursitis
    • Hip Sprain
    • Inflammatory Pelvic Pain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
    • Neck Pain
    • Non-Inflammatory Pelvic Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pelvic Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Runner's Knee
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Trochanteric Bursitis
    • Upper Back Pain

    Education

    • Medical School
      David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles

      Graduated in 1983

    • Internship Hospital
      UCLA Medical Center

      Completed in 1985

    • Residency Hospital
      UCLA Medical Center

      Completed in 1991

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Johns Hopkins Hospital

      Completed in 1992

      Sepulveda Veteran's Admin/UCLA Prog

      Completed in 1987

    • Undergraduate School
      Fresno City College

      Graduated in 1977

      University Of California At Los Angeles

      Graduated in 1979

    • Other Education
      University Of California At Berkeley

      Completed in 2014

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • French
    • Spanish

    Memberships &
    Professional Affiliations

    • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Pain Medicine
    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    • Physical Therapy
    • Sports Medicine

    Procedures Performed

    • Cervical Block
    • Epidural Block
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Epidural Steroid Injections
    • Facet Block
    • Joint Drainage
    • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Blocks
    • Physical Rehabilitation
    • Physical Therapy
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate